Committees

WCC  COMMITTEES

JOIN A COMMITTEE! Contact information for the committee chairs can be found in the Member Directory or by calling the WCC office at 513-751-0100 or emailing wcc@womanscityclub.org.

WCC offers a smorgasbord of opportunities to engage in the work of the club and to connect with other members and other civic organization with which we partner. In addition to becoming part of a working Action Group,  members are welcome to become involved in planning public forums and other events, as well as events sponsored by the Action Groups. WCC also offers committee work to recruit and retain members (Membership Committee) as well as to help prepare multiple communications (Bulletin, website, social media, publicity, etc.) (Communications Committee).

ACTION GROUPS -- WCC implements Civic Engagement projects through its action groups  (see below) and its collaborative efforts. The focus of each action group evolves in response to changing needs.  Read more ...

An informal book club meets via Zoom most months, usually the third Saturday at 10 am, to discuss a book of common interest to WCC members, non-fiction and, occasionally, fiction. Meetings and selections are announced in the Bulletin and weekly updates. Members may join monthly discussion depending on their availability and interest. Contact Sarah Gideonse for more information and to join.

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION GROUP works on projects that green the urban environment and elevate eco-awareness.  Read more ...  For more information and to join, contact  the chair Jeanne Nightingale

EDUCATION ACTION GROUP (EAG) supports city public schools' children’s achievement and works to ensure children at risk have a fighting chance of making a success of their lives.  The main project has been tutoring kindergartners  in an inner city school in literacy skills. Other projects are supporting school levies and examining read more ...   To join the committee, contact chair Sarah Gideonse.

SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTION GROUP addresses inequities due systemic poverty and inequality, racism, and sexism. To join, contact David Siders.

EVENT PLANNING COMMITTEES

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:  This committee plans public forums that are held several times through the year to educate the public about issues concerning the community. The committee selects topics, speakers, and format; identifies venues and actively promotes each forum in the community. Read more ...  Contact Janet Buening, chair, for more information and to join.

NATIONAL SPEAKER'S FORUM COMMITTEE meets monthly throughout the year to plan the annual National Speaker event in April. Read more ... To learn more and to join, contact Beth Sullebarger

SEASONGOOD LUNCHEON  COMMITTEE  plans the annual spring Agnes B. Seasongood Luncheon that features a woman leader in the Cincinnati are, who, most years, represents the first in her field locally.  Several graduating high school young women receive Education Awards. Read more...  To join, contact the chair Susan Noonan

FEIST-TEA -- The committee produces the annual Feist-Tea, a winter fun event when we gather for an elegant tea to honor  three or four of our most feisty member and a  feisty community member,  whom we hold up as examples to emulate as we work toward fulfilling our purpose as a club. The event raises funds for the Education Awards, whose purpose is to encourage responsible civic awareness in graduating high school women who write an essay worthy of recognition.  To join, contact chair Laurie Frank Read more ... 

                                                           STANDING COMMITTEES

MEMBERSHIP  COMMITTEE is responsible for recruiting, engaging and retaining new members.   Read more ... For more information and to join, the committee, contact Nina Lewis

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE works to ensure effective internal and external communications about Woman’s City Club activities, enhance the Club’s profile in Greater Cincinnati, and provide a public platform for the civic voice. It connects members and friends in the community through its website, monthly Bulletins, weekly Updates, social media, flyers and press releases.   For more information and to join, contact Sarah Gideonse

FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE-

HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE organizes food and beverages for WCC forums and gatherings.  To join, contact office at wcc@womanscityclub.org

 

ACTION GROUPS
EVENT PLANNING COMMITTEES (CONTINUED)
Education Action Group Committee
Sarah Gideonse (Chair)Steering committee:
Harriet Kaufman

Environmental Action Group
Jeanne Nightingale (Chair)
Pinky Kocoshis
Hera Reines
Beth Sullebarger

Social Justice Action Committee

David Siders, chair
Jo-Ann Huff Albers
Marianna Bettman
Jeff Dey
Sarah Gideonse
Harriet Kaufman
Susan Noonan
Jan Seymour
Sue Wilke

Sarah Gideonse (book club)

EVENT PLANNING COMMITTEES

National Speaker Committee
Beth Sullebarger( chair)
Candie Simmons
Jane Anderson
Janet Buening
Marge Davis
Carole Donnelly
Sarah Gideonse
Barbara Myers
Edna Keown
Jeanne Nightingale
Susan Noonan
Jeanette Rost
Alice Schneider
Mary Wells
Kay Smith Yount

Program Committee
Janet Buening, VP Programs, Chair
Dot Christensen
Marge Davis
Sarah Gideonse
Amy Katzman
Jeanne Nightingale
Susan Noonan
Jan Seymour
David Siders
Beth Sullebarger

Feist-Tea Committee
Laurie Frank. Chair
Jo-Ann Huff Albers
Christy Backley
Marge Davis
Jeff Dey
Sharon McCreary
Susan Noonan

Seasongood Luncheon Committee
Susan Noonan. Chair
Sharon McCreary – Chair, Education Awards
Jules Chalet
Marge Davis
Carol Donnelly
Sarah Gideonse
Erika Jay
Edna Keown
Alice Schneider
Susan Shellenberger
Aurelia Candie Simmons

Hospitality Committee
Sharon McCreary, Chair
Ann Fierst

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES

Membership Committee
Nina Lewis, VP Membership (chair)
Cathy Bailey
Anne Buening
Jeff Dey
Sarah Gideonse
Beth Sullebarger
Marcia Togneri

Communications Committee
Jeff Dey (Chair)
Jo-Ann Huff Albers
Christy Backley
Sarah Gideonse
Susan Noonan
Alice Schneider
Beth Sullebarger
Donna Tukel

Finance & Development Committee
Marsha Togneri, Treasurer
Janet Buening
Michelle Dillingham
Carole Donnelly
Susan Noonan
Jeanette Rost
Rina Saperstein
Alice Schneider
Beth Sullebarger

Nominating Committee 2023-2024

  1. Deborah Allsop
  2. Anne Buening
  3. Marge Davis
  4. Amy Katzman
  5. David Siders